Description - The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre by Katherine Brisbane
This volume on Asia and the Pacific provides a unique examination of theatre in Asia and the Pacific and is written by leading experts from within the countries covered. Its far-reaching scope and broad interpretation of theatre (to include all types of performance) set it apart from any other similar publication. Entries on 33 Asian countries are featured in this volume, preceded by introductory essays on Asian Theatre, Theatre in the Pacific, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences, Mask Theatre and Puppetry. The volume contains approximately 300,000 words and includes national essays of up to 25,000 words each. These countries include: Australia Bangladesh Bhutan Brunei Cambodia India Indonesia Iran Japan Kazakhstan Kirghizia Laos Malaysia Myanmar Mongolia Nepal New Zealand Pakistan Papua New Guinea Philippines Singapore South Korea South Pacific Sri Lanka Tadjikistan Thailand Turkmenistan Vietnam AFGHANISTAN - Writers: Khan Agah Soroor (Actor; Independent Scholar), Staff; AUSTRALIA - Writers: Katharine Brisbane (Publisher, Currency Press); Readers: Helen Thomson (Senior
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